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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar will arrive in Delhi on Tuesday, can meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi | India News


PATNA: Bihar Prime Minister Nitish Kumar will arrive in New Delhi on Tuesday (June 22) on a three-day visit. His visit is important, as it is speculated that he might meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief JP Nadda to discuss his party’s entry into the Union Cabinet and the recent split in the Lok Janshakti Party ( LJP).
Confirming CM’s visit to Delhi, JD (U) national spokesperson KC Tyagi told TOI that Nitish would be staying at his official residence at 6, K Kamraj Lane during his stay in New Delhi. He would arrive in Delhi on Tuesday night and stay until Thursday. But I am not aware of your detailed itinerary as to who you will meet during your stay in New Delhi.
However, another high-ranking JD (U) leader and Munger MP, Rajiv Ranjan Singh, aka Lalan Singh, said that the CM was going to the national capital for his medical check-up. Singh also said it was the CM’s “private visit” and denied media reports about the CM’s likely political meetings.
But some NDA leaders said that the Bihar CM could meet with the prime minister and some high-ranking BJP leaders to discuss issues related to the expansion of the Union Cabinet and political developments in the LJP, especially the likely entry of the LJP MP, Pashupati Kumar Paras, in the Cabinet.
As Prime Minister Modi and Union Interior Minister Amit Shah recently held a series of parliaments with senior leaders of the BJP and RSS in New Delhi, speculation abounds about a possible expansion of the Union cabinet in the coming years. days. There is a strong uproar in Bihar political circles over the likely inclusion of members of JD (U) in Modi’s cabinet, as well as the entry of the rebel MP LJP Paras into the Union cabinet.
JD (U) sources said that party chair RCP Singh and Munger MP Lalan Singh would be the party’s first choice for Union ministers, if the BJP offers only two cabinet positions for the match.
But the JD (U) also wants to send a member of the Extremely Backward Castes (EBC), who are its main voters, to the Union Cabinet. So the JD (U) wants at least three bunks in the Modi cabinet during the next expansion. “If three births are made available to the JD (U), the names of senior leaders such as Rajya Sabha member Ram Nath Thakur (who is the son of former CM Karpoori Thakur) and Jehanabad deputy Chandeshwar Prasad can be considered.” , said a senior JD (U)) the leader said, adding that the JD (U) will join Modi’s cabinet only when it gets “respectable representation.”
JD (U) National Chairman RCP Singh said on Monday: “CM Nitish Kumar will make a final decision on the names to be included in the Union Cabinet.”

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